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|Family: Orchidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Piperia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Piperia leptopetala Rydb.
Habit: Plant 13--70 cm. Leaf: basal 6.5--15 cm, 15--30 mm wide. Inflorescence: 4--40 cm, +- open. Flower: fragrance lemony or otherwise pleasant; perianth green; upper sepal erect to curved back, lower recurved; lateral petals linear, spreading or erect, 1 mm wide at base, 4--5 × as long, lip 2.5--5 mm, narrowly lanceolate, pointed forward or down, spur 4--9 mm, tapered, curved, pointed down.
Ecology: Generally dry sites, scrub, woodland; Elevation: < 2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, SnFrB, SCoR, TR, PR; Distribution Outside California: to Washington. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Piperia elongata
Next taxon: Piperia michaelii
Citation for this treatment: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri 2016. Piperia leptopetala, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38356, accessed on December 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 05, 2016.